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Verizon Wireless Providing Emergency Communication Resources In Branson, Missouri To Support Residents Affected By Storms

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February 28, 2012

Brenda Hill
Brenda.Hill@VerizonWireless.com
913-344-2922
Twitter: @VZWBrenda

Mark Farnen
strategists@mchsi.com
573-424-1782
Twitter: @marksbarks

SPRINGFIELD, MO — As storm recovery efforts begin in Branson, Missouri, Verizon Wireless will provide emergency communication resources and a charging station to help area residents contact family, friends and loved ones.

The emergency communication resources include free Internet access and in-store use of 4G LTE tablets, so residents impacted by the recent storms can contact family and friends at no cost. Additionally, Verizon Wireless will maintain a battery charging station that allows customers of any carrier to charge their smartphones and other wireless devices.

The Verizon Wireless store is located at 1394A State Highway 248 in Branson. The store is open 9:00 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday and from 12 - 6 p.m. on Sunday. The store phone number is (417) 335-5220.

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Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 108 million total wireless connections, including 92.2 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 82,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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